LibHTTP API Reference – httplib_set_auth_handler()

httplib_set_auth_handler( ctx, uri, handler, cbdata );

Parameters

Parameter Type Description
ctx struct httplib_context * The context on which the handler must be set
uri const char * The URI for the authorization handler
handler httplib_authorization_handler Callback function doing the actual authorization
cbdata void * Optional user data

int httplib_authorization_handler( struct httplib_connection *conn, void *cbdata );

Return Value

none

Description

The function httplib_set_auth_handler() hooks an authorization function to an URI to check if a user is authorized to visit that URI. The check is performed by a callback function of type httplib_authorization_handler. The callback function is passed two parameters: the current connection and a pointer to optional user defined data which was passed to httplib_set_auth_handler() when the callback was hooked to the URI.

The callback function can return 0 to deny access, and 1 to allow access.

The httplib_set_auth_handler() function is very similar in use to httplib_set_request_handler().

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